Steve Pember discusses creating Grails applications integrating message broker technologies, especially RabbitMQ, and applying SOA principles.
Graeme Rocher presents the latest additions to Grails including a walk through of the features included Grails 2.3 and upcoming in Grails 3.0.
Zan Thrash introduces Spock, a Grails testing framework that includes mocking, parameterized tests and an extension API.
Ken Kousen covers the testing options for Grails applications including testing constraints, using mocks, generating test data, the available testing annotations, and more.
Bobby Warner discusses the pros and cons of the available options that Grails developers have for creating RESTful APIs.
Jeff Scott Brown presents some of the advanced features available in Grails 2 for web application development.
Jeff Scott Brown demoes creating a web application with Grails 2 using the command-line, GORM and Hibernate, GSP, and Spring Integration.
Jeff Beck discusses 3 ways of dealing with a large number of Grails plug-ins: checked-in plugin directory, inline plugins, and custom repository
Joe Sondow presents how Netflix uses Asgard to deploy code updates and manage resources in the Amazon cloud.
Peter Ledbrook reviews how cloud computing, multiple data stores and multi-device client UI influence the creation of web applications in Grails.
David Dawson, Russell Miles, Justin Holmes debate on which is the best server-side web framework for the JVM: Play or Grails?
Ken Kousen teaches the fundamentals of Grails through examples: domain classes, controllers, transactional services, producing XML and JSON data, Ajax, unit and integration testing, plugins.